Estimating Relatedness Between Malaria Parasites.

Author(s): Taylor AR, Jacob PE, Neafsey DE, Buckee COJournal: GeneticsPMID: 31209105 August 2019
Understanding the relatedness of individuals within or between populations is a common goal in biology. Increasingly, relatedness features in genetic…

Mapping malaria by combining parasite genomic and epidemiologic data.

Author(s): Wesolowski A, Taylor AR, Chang HH, Verity R, Tessema S, Bailey JA, Alex Perkins T, Neafsey DE, Greenhouse B, Buckee COJournal: BMC MedPMID: 30333020 October 2018
Recent global progress in scaling up malaria control interventions has revived the goal of complete elimination in many countries. Decreasing…

THE REAL McCOIL: A method for the concurrent estimation of the complexity of infection and SNP allele frequency for malaria parasites.

Author(s): Chang HH, Worby CJ, Yeka A, Nankabirwa J, Kamya MR, Staedke SG, Dorsey G, Murphy M, Neafsey DE, Jeffreys AE, Hubbart C, Rockett KA, Amato R, Kwiatkowski DP, Buckee CO, Greenhouse BJournal: PLoS Comput BiolPMID: 28125584 January 2017
As many malaria-endemic countries move towards elimination of Plasmodium falciparum, the most virulent human malaria parasite, effective tools for monitoring…

Modeling malaria genomics reveals transmission decline and rebound in Senegal.

Author(s): Daniels RF, Schaffner SF, Wenger EA, Proctor JL, Chang HH, Wong W, Baro N, Ndiaye D, Fall FB, Ndiop M, Ba M, Milner DA Jr, Taylor TE, Neafsey DE, Volkman SK, Eckhoff PA, Hartl DL, Wirth DFJournal: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S APMID: 25941365 June 2015
To study the effects of malaria-control interventions on parasite population genomics, we examined a set of 1,007 samples of the…

Immune characterization of Plasmodium falciparum parasites with a shared genetic signature in a region of decreasing transmission.

Author(s): Bei AK, Diouf A, Miura K, Larremore DB, Ribacke U, Tullo G, Moss EL, Neafsey DE, Daniels RF, Zeituni AE, Nosamiefan I, Volkman SK, Ahouidi AD, Ndiaye D, Dieye T, Mboup S, Buckee CO, Long CA, Wirth DFJournal: Infect ImmunPMID: 25368109 January 2015
As the intensity of malaria transmission has declined, Plasmodium falciparum parasite populations have displayed decreased clonal diversity resulting from the…